Harvard Kennedy School faculty disseminate their research in working papers and publications that contribute to public knowledge and fuel policy innovation. This list features recent faculty publications, including journal articles, books, edited volumes, research papers, and public testimony.

Faculty Papers and Publications

Baum, Matthew A., Dara Kay Cohen, Susanne Schwarz, and Yuri Zhukov. "The Way Kavanaugh’s Supporters Are Talking About Sexual Assault Allegations Can Be Dangerous, Our New Study Finds." The Washington Post: The Monkey Cage, September 27, 2018.
Bohnet, Iris. "This Is How Companies Can Close the Gender Pay Gap." Financial Times, April 1, 2018.
Wright Rigueur, Leah. "For Black Athletes, Wealth Doesn’t Equal Freedom." PBS NewsHour, 10/18/2017.
Wilson, William Julius. "The Big Picture: Multiracial Cooperation." Public Books, October 9, 2017.
Wright Rigueur, Leah. "Neoliberal Social Justice: From Ed Brooke to Barack Obama." Items: Insights from the Social Sciences, May 30, 2017.
Ganz, Marshall. "Here’s how History is Shaping the #studentblackout Movement." The Conversation, November 23, 2015.
McCarthy, Timothy Patrick. "Extinguishing the Fires This Time." Huffington Post, July 2015.
Peterson, Paul E. "A Rescue Plan for the Black Family." New York Daily News, January 19, 2015.
McCarthy, Timothy Patrick. "The Fire This Time." NewBlackMan (in Exile), November 27, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "A Modern Founding Father." Boston Globe, August 28, 2013.
Putnam, Robert D. "Crumbling American Dreams." New York Times, August 3, 2013.
Bilmes, Linda J. "Giving Margaret Thatcher The Feminist Cred She Deserves — And Would Have Hated." WBUR Cognoscenti, April 17, 2013.
Kayyem, Juliette. "Hillary, Tina, and Girls Like Them." Boston Globe, February 4, 2013.
Kayyem, Juliette. "From Seneca Falls to Stonewall and Back Again." Boston Globe, January 28, 2013.
Hunt, Swanee. "For the Sake of Democracy, Elect Women." Boston Globe, January 2, 2013.
Bohnet, Iris, and David Ellwood. "The Case for Gender Diversity." Harvard Gazette, November 7, 2012.
Kayyem, Juliette. "A Night to Woo Women Voters." The Boston Globe, October 23, 2012.
Chingos, Matthew M., and Paul E. Peterson. "A Generation of School-Voucher Success." Wall Street Journal, August 23, 2012.
Hunt, Swanee. "More Women are Needed in Congress." Boston Globe, May 19, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "The Keys to Keeping Boston Free of Riots." Boston Globe, May 3, 2012.
Western, Bruce, and Jake Rosenfeld. "Workers of the World Divide." Foreign Affairs, May/June 2012.
Kayyem, Juliette. "The Military’s Persistent Gender Divide." Boston Globe, April 23, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "America is More Integrated than You Might Think." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 26, 2012.
David, Ed, and Swanee Hunt. "Buying Sex? It Will Cost You." Boston Globe, February 21, 2012.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Yes, The World Would Be More Peaceful With Women in Charge." Daily Star, February 18, 2012.
Wilson, William Julius. "The Problems of All Americans." Boston Review, January/February 2012.
Hunt, Swanee. "Nobel Peace Prize Winners Leymah Gbowee and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Recognized." Daily Beast, December 10, 2011.
Campbell, David E., and Robert D. Putnam. "Islam and American Tolerance." Wall Street Journal, August 12, 2011.
Wilson, William Julius. "Obama's Joblessness Dilemma: Fighting Minority Unemployment is Good Economics but Tough Politics." New York Daily News, January 19, 2011.
McCarthy, Timothy Patrick. "Gay Republicans Rising." Daily Beast, August 29, 2010.
Peterson, Paul E., and Martin R. West. "African-Americans for Charter Schools." Wall Street Journal, August 3, 2010.
Duflo, Esther, and Rohini Pande. "Leading by Example." Indian Express, March 18, 2010.
McCarthy, Timothy Patrick. "Barack Obama: America’s First Gay President?" Huffington Post, October 2009.
Beaman, Lori, Raghab Chattopadhyay, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, and Petia Topalova. "Can Political Affirmative Action for Women Reduce Gender Bias?" Vox, January 8, 2009.